Revisiting Lock Screen

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at
Thu Mar 28 12:31:48 EDT 2024

didn't you say your code was modifying a dg?
i see a couple of possible failure points:
* the widget could be doing something unexpected
* the dg could be unlocking the screen.
you could also try two or more lock screens. i believe lock screen is
additive. until idle.

On Thu, Mar 28, 2024 at 12:22 PM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Wow thanks for that! I think I remember now this came up before, and
> datagrids were the culprit.
> But that does seem odd, doesn’t it? Why would a screen lock interfere with
> the datagrid behavior? (That is rhetorical. Only the devs would know that.)
> Bob S
> On Mar 28, 2024, at 8:48 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
> there are many (many) datagrid functions and commands that unlock the
> screen,
> the behavior script for dg's is 11,597 lines long.
> i started copying/pasting the signature of them, but finally decided there
> were many too many. instead of deleting the rest of this post, i left them
> in place.
> i reiterate, i only went through around 2100 lines, or around 20% of the dg
> behavior. i don't know how many more there are.
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